Cannes: Sophie Turner, Jack Huston Join Anthology Film 'Berlin I Love You'
The 'Game of Thrones' and 'Boardwalk Empire' stars will appear in a segment to be directed by Tom van Avermaet.
Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner and Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston have signed up to star in a segment of the anthology film Berlin I Love You.
Belgium director Tom van Avermaet, who received an Oscar nomination for his 2012 short Death of a Shadow, will helm the segment, one of 10 shorts that will make up the feature-length omnibus. All are stories of romance set in the German capital.
The film is a sequel to the Cities of Love franchise following Paris je t'aime in 2006 and New York, I Love You in 2008.
Oren Moverman (The Messenger), Jan Ole Gerster (Oh Boy), Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis), Giuseppe Tornatore (Cinema Pardiso) and Chinese artist Ai Weiwei are among the helmers attached to direct episodes of the new film.
Avermaet's segment will shoot this summer in Berlin. Claus Clausen and Edda Reiser are producing for Walk on Water Film along with Josef Steinberger of Rheingoldfilms. Emmanuel Benbihy, creator of the Cities of Love franchise, will act as executive producer.
Turner, who plays Sansa Stark on HBO's Game of Thrones, next appears in Bryan Singer's X-Men: Apocalypse. She is repped by CAA and Independent Talent. Huston, who next stars in MGM's Ben-Hur remake, is with UTA, Untitled Entertainment, The Artists Partnership and Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein. Tom van Avermaet is repped by CAA and by Sentient and Independent in the U.K..
Magus Entertainment is handling international sales on Berlin, I Love You in Cannes.